Although Magical Fire makes no health claims about the stones sold here, it is said that Rose quartz came to be known as the stone of love and reconciliation from the Greek myth about Aphrodite and Adonis. Their blood was commingled when Aphrodite was cut by a thorn bush while saving Adonis from an attack by Ares (disguised as a wild boar). Their blood stained white quartz to make it a rose-pink color. Later, it became customary for the Romans to use the stone as a gift of love. This stone is associated with love, the heart and beauty, and is thought to be a healing aid for the heart chakra. Imbalances of this chakra have been said to cause colds, allergies and psychosomatic illnesses. When in balance, the heart chakra is thought to make one open to love and compassion. Some believe that rose quartz has calming effects and helps people develop strong friendships. This heart-shaped stone is perfect for your palm. It measures 1.6" x 1.6" x .4" or 39mm x 39mm x 11mm. Magical Fire makes no health claims about the stones sold here. Picked at random.